August 6, 2019
The typical group ride is 40+ miles in the Idaho wilderness, never taking the same trail twice. Read why BCA ambassador Will Mook’s BC Link radio is a staple in his dirt bike kit.
BCA’s digital marketing intern Brooke Buchanan and friend Matthew White scored 2,000 vertical on their La Plata tour in July, 2019.
BCA ambassador Mike Duffy of Avalanche1 gives us the report from this past season’s U.S. Snowmobile avalanche fatalities winter 2018-19.
“My spidey senses are tingling,” Kyle said as we neared the end of the Ingraham Flats. Nick agreed, saying, “Yeah, I don’t like this.” BCA’s Hayden Fake reports on how to climb and ski Mt. Rainier given conditions and group decisions.
Backcountry skiing as it was meant to be: figure it out on your own. No run maps or hut log with ski routes described therein. Long glacial runs and ski-mountaineering summits, with endless vistas. BCA ambassador/rep Minot Maser reports with photos by Susanna Girolamo.
Tambopaxi Lodge on Cotopaxi Volcano and Tatoo Adventure Gear in Quito were the sites of Ecuador’s first-ever public AIARE avalanche courses. BCA ambassador Diego Allolio reports.
Do you always need to bring a Float pack? Here are some thoughts from BCA ambassador Mike Alkaitis on how he decides to bring a Float pack on a tour.
While these springtime avalanche tips cover Alaska, they are relevant and can be applied to any backcountry mountain region in the world, whether in the Cascades, Sierras, Rocky Mountains or the Alps.
Avalanche training can never start too young or early, as was evident with the Taos Winter Sports Kids and the IFSA Jr. Athlete team down at Taos Ski Valley this season. BCA Ambassador Josh Kling reports.
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